Occurrence 19549
(formerly occ/3053)

Γλυκύτητα μέλιτος πῶς ἀπαγγείλω τοῖς ἀγνοοῦσιν (after the epigram)
Ἀνὴρ σοφός τις ἐν παλαιτάτοις χρόνοις
Τὴν ἡδονὴν μέλιτος ὡς ὑπὲρ λόγον
Ἄφατον οὖσαν ἠπόρηκεν ἐκφράσαι
Τοῖς ἀνοηταίνουσιν ὡς μὴ εἰδόσι.
Τοίνυν ἀκραιφνῶς ὡς ἅγαν ἀραρότως,
Τὴν αὐτοϊσότητα κατίδοις, φίλε,
Τριττοῖς γε βίβλοις τοῖς Σιβυλλείοις πλέον
Τοῖς οὖσιν ὧδε σανίσιν εὐκοσμίαις.
Type(s) [3288] Ἀνὴρ σοφός τις ἐν παλαιτάτοις χρόνοις (8 verses)
Text source E. Miller, 1848, Catalogue des manuscrits grecs de la Bibliothèque de l'Escurial, Paris: 83
Text status Text completely known
Date 15th c.
Manuscript EL ESCORIAL - Real Biblioteca Σ.II.7 [15th c.]
Place in Manuscript f. 1v
Contextual information This epigram follows the table of content and refers to the Sibylline oracles, contained also in this manuscript (ff. 285v-323v).
Metre(s) Dodecasyllable
Genre(s) Text-related epigram
Comment Zuretti (1932: 35) gives only the first and last verse but refers to Miller (1966: 83).
Number of verses 8

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